Travel Blogs from Meribel
... day on the slopes, so she and Klaus headed off to the hospital to get her knee/calf checked out. Luckily nothing was torn or broken, just a pulled calf muscle, so she was back with us after having a day resting and icing her calf. We had visions of her being housebound with a torn calf muscle, like Paul, for the duration of her holiday. Thankfully that was not the case!
The first crocus are starting to flower in the garden beds alongside the streets, and they do ...
As promised, I will deliver on the ever humorous adventures
of a “Texan in the mountains” as Sylvie jokingly proclaimed every time I did
something funny. You need a bit of
background on my lack of skiing experience to understand my trials and fears of
the week. When I was 16, I went to Colorado with the high school band for our
annual trip. In order to be cool, I decided to try snowboarding instead of
skiing. It was okay except for the fact that ...
... me, attended the award ceremony and dinner in one of the town's halls, the salle des fetes. What a fun night it turned out to be. The proceedings were entirely in French, and all competitors received a hamper of local produce (wine, cheese and sausages/salami) and other bits and pieces contributed by local businesses, knitted hats or t-shirts, tubes of sun screen, etc etc. After champagne and nibbles and our 4 course buffet dinner, ...
woke to snowing in village Josh leaving today that sad we have had a grand week with him
Lots of laughs and lots skiing great to catch up with him
Put him on bus 11am for Geneva Airport and headed for skiing , snowing lots visablity not flash
Talking to lady in Funicular her daughter 7 years was in ski school all week from 9 30 am till 5pm no wonder there were so many rows of ...
19th February 2014
Woke to another blue day away early and skied and Josh snow board for 7 hours what a day magic finished as usual with last run down mont blanc poor Josh another 7hours we all know snow boarders board for an hour ? 1/2 hour then sit down and sort out the world problems , his legs were screaming .lots new chair we found over at Vallandry
John and I did the speed test ...